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The Vereinigung Cockpit announced that Lufthansa (DLAKF, DLAKY) pilots from Frankfurt Airport will be holding a strike on September 16, 2014 in the time period from 9.00 - 17.00 clock local time on long-haul flights. This is the fourth strike by the pilots in three weeks. The Union said the pilots...

Danish TDC Group (TDCAF.OB) is purchasing Norway cable-TV provider Get AS to create Scandinavia's largest cable-TV-company in terms of revenue. TDC Group would buy Get AS from GS Capital Partners and Quadrangle Capital Partners at a price of 13.8 billion Norwegian Kroner, or 12.5 billion Danish Kroner....

The Boards of Micro Focus International plc (MCFUF.PK, MCRO.L) and The Attachmate Group, Inc announced an agreement on the terms of a merger, pursuant to which Micro Focus will acquire the entire issued share capital of Attachmate Inc, in exchange for the issue of approximately 86.60 million ordinary...

Diversified machinery maker Danaher Corp. (DHR) has reached a definitive transaction deal with Nobel Biocare Holding AG (NBHGF.PK), under which Danaher or one of its direct or indirect units would begin a tender offer for Nobel Biocare's publicly held registered shares in an all-cash deal worth about...

NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NPSP) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's or FDA Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee voted unanimously 8 to 5 that the available data support the approval of Natpara (rhPTH [1-84]) for the long-term treatment of Hypoparathyroidism, a rare...

Amgen (AMGN) announced that it presented data from the Phase 3 SHIFT or Systolic Heart failure treatment with the If inhibitor ivabradine Trial study, which evaluated ivabradine in patients with chronic heart failure or HF, at the 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America...

Israel Corp. Ltd. (IRLCF.PK), Sunday said it intends to sell about 6 percent or 72 million shares of Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICLXF.PK) in a secondary offering. Israel Chemicals had earlier today filed statement to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Barclays Capital...

Diversified healthcare company Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Sunday reported positive one-year clinical results from Absorb II, a trial comparing the safety and effectiveness of the dissolving Absorb heart device to Abbott's XIENCE family of DES. The trial, conducted primarily in Europe, included 501...

St. Jude Medical, Inc. (STJ) announced 12-month outcome data from the EnligHTN III study, which demonstrated a continuation of safe, rapid and effective treatment with the next-generation EnligHTN Renal Denervation System for patients with drug-resistant, uncontrolled hypertension. The EnligHTN III...

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW) reported the presentation of five-year clinical outcomes for inoperable patients treated in The PARTNER Trial, a randomized trial for transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients deemed too sick for open-heart surgery. The company said the longer term results from...

Set-top box maker TiVo Inc. (TIVO) Saturday announced that ONO, a Spanish cable operator and a provider of broadband communication and entertainment services, has tapped TiVo's cloud service APIs to enhance customers' TV viewing experience on multiple screens. At the International Broadcasting Conference...

France-based Eutelsat Communications (EUTLF.PK) announced Thursday that the company and Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) are unveiling the integration ETL of Cisco Videoscape and Eutelsat's smartLNB technology at this year's IBC exhibition. Eutelsat's smart LNB is a low-cost device that bundles DTH reception...

Riverbed Technology (RVBD), an application performance infrastructure firm, announced late Friday that the stay in its patent infringement case against Silver Peak in the US District Court for the Northern District of California has been lifted following a failed re-examination effort by Silver Peak. A...

Baxter International Inc (BAX) and Halozyme Therapeutics Inc (HALO) said Friday the United States Food and Drug Administration approved Baxter's subcutaneous treatment for adult patients with primary immunodeficiency (PI), Hyqvia [Immune Globulin Infusion 10% (Human) with Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase]. Hyqvia...

Kaman Corp. (KAMN), an aerospace and industrial distribution company, announced Friday that its subsidiary, Kaman Aerospace Corp. has sold its former manufacturing facility in Moosup, Connecticut, which has been idle since 2004, to TD Development, LLC. In connection with the sale, Kaman will contribute...